Stephen H. Levinsohn
60 Falcon Avenue
Phone: +44 (0)1234 340617
See also: www.sil.org/~levinsohns
- Ph.D., University of Reading, Linguistic Science, 1980
- M.A., University of Reading, Linguistic Science, 1973
- Diploma in Theology, University of London, 1965
- B.Sc., Mathematics (2nd. Class Honours), University of Manchester, 1963
- Certified Senior Linguistics Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
- External supervisor for Stephen A. Janssen, The Greek article in Pauline literature: Traditional grammar and discourse perspectives, Ph.D. dissertation, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2012
- Lead Teacher, Discourse for Translation seminar, Institute for Bible Translation, Russia, 2012
- Director of Linguistic Workshops, SIL branches worldwide, 1970–2012
- External supervisor for parts of Chris Vaz’s doctoral dissertation, Functional equivalent translation of New Testament hortatory discourse into Hill Madia, Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Intercultural Studies, 2011
- Director, modules on Discourse Analysis and Discourse Features of New Testament Greek, Handong Global University, Pohang, South Korea, 2007–2011
- International Linguistics Consultant, 1976–2011
- Opponent for Behrooz Barjasteh Delforooz's defense of Discourse features in Balochi of Sistan (oral narratives), Ph.D. dissertation, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2010
- External supervisor for Daphne Falag-ey, A study of two Hebrew particles: Laken and Al-ken, M.Th. thesis, Trinity Theological College, Singapore, 2009
- Lecturer, Typology and Discourse, University of North Dakota, 2008
- Chairperson and Committee Chairperson for M.A. theses, University of North Dakota, 2008
- Committee member for Aagot Bergli, Higher organizational patterns and their function in Quechua oral legendary texts. Dr.Arts. thesis, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2002
- Director, 214 Discourse Features of New Testament Greek, Dallas Theological Seminary, Summers, 1999 and 2000
- Linguistic researcher, Colombia, South America, 1968–1997
- Director, British SIL School, 1983–1988
- Tyndale Fellowship, 2011–
- Society of Biblical Literature, 1993–
- English: ILR 5
- Spanish: ILR 4
- Inga (Quechuan): ILR 3
- French: ILR 2
- Information structure and discourse features of narrative and hortatory texts in Koiné Greek and languages spoken by minority groups around the world
Levinsohn, Stephen H. Forthcoming. Introducing reported speeches in Balochi of Sistan with ki. In Orientalia Suecana LXI.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2012. Review of: Discourse features in Balochi of Sistan (Oral narratives), revised edition (2011), by Behrooz Delforooz Barjasteh. Orientalia Suecana LX:193–197.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2011. 'Ak and Raq: Limiting and countering. Hebrew Studies 52:83–105.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2010. Towards a typology of story development marking. In Karsten Legère and Christina Thornell (eds.). Bantu languages: Analyses, description and theory, 143–151. Köln: Rudiger Köppe Verlag.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2009. Is hoti an interpretive use marker? In Stanley E. Porter and Matthew Brook O’Donnell (eds.). The linguist as pedagogue: Trends in the teaching and linguistic analysis of the Greek New Testament, 163–182. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2009. Towards a unified linguistic description of autos and ekeinos. In Stanley E. Porter and Matthew Brook O’Donnell (eds.). The Linguist as pedagogue: Trends in the teaching and linguistic analysis of the Greek New Testament, 206–219. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2006. The relevance of Greek discourse studies to exegesis. Journal of Translation 2(2).
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2002. Towards a typology of additives. AAP 69:171–188. Köln: Institut für Afrikanistik.
Dooley, Robert A., and Stephen H. Levinsohn. 2001. Analyzing discourse: A manual of basic concepts. Dallas: SIL International. [Also available in Portuguese (2003) and Spanish (2007).]
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2000. Discourse features of New Testament Greek: A coursebook on the information structure of New Testament Greek. Second edition. Dallas: SIL International.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2012. Los rasgos discursivos comparativos aplicados a la traducción del libro de Jonás. http://www.recursosteologicos.org/Documents/Jonas-traduccion-hebreo.pdf
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2012. Una presentación frase por frase del texto interlineal hebreo-español del libro de Jonás, con algunos rasgos realzados. http://www.recursosteologicos.org/Documents/Jonas-hebreo-espanol.pdf
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2010. El aspecto, el meter al fondo y el destacamiento en Hebreo bíblico. http://www.recursosteologicos.org/Documents/Aspecto_meter_hebreo.pdf
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2011. A fresh look at adjective-noun ordering in articular noun phrases. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature, London, England, July 2011.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2011. A holistic approach to the argument structure of Romans 6. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature, London, England, July 2011.
Levinsohn, Stephen H., and Behrooz Barjasteh Delforooz. 2011. The third person singular pronominal clitic in Balochi of Sistan: A progress report. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Iranian Linguistics, Uppsala University, Sweden, June 2011.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2010. Contextualising the teaching of biblical Hebrew. Paper presented at the 2010 Bible Translation Conference, Horsleys Green, England, July 2010.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2009. Τις noun order as an anchoring device in Luke-Acts. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature, Rome, Italy, July 2009.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2008. Introduction to features of OV languages and constituent order in VS/VO languages and vernacular Arabic. Paper presented at the Translation Consultants’ Seminar, Horsleys Green, England, October 2008.
Levinsohn, Stephen H. 2008. Adverbial participial clauses in Koiné Greek: Grounding and information structure. Paper presented at the International Conference on Discourse and Grammar: Illocutionary Force, Information Structure and Subordination Between Discourse and Grammar, Universeit Ghent, Belgium, May 2008.